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More Daytime Sleepiness, More Alzheimer’s Risk?

The finding adds to a growing body of evidence that poor quality sleep could encourage this form of dementia to develop.

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Innovative Couples’ Intervention Helps People With Dementia Communicate

For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner’s decline in the ability to communicate is frightening and frustrating.

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Hopes Rise Again For A Drug To Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study.

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New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer’s

The idea that infections earlier in life might somehow set the stage for Alzheimer’s decades later has simmered at the edge of mainstream medicine for years.

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Jackson Researchers On Forefront Of Combating Alzheimer’s

What do algae blooms, British explorers and neurodegenerative diseases have in common? A lot, it turns out.

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What To Do When An Elderly Loved One Begins Wandering

If you become a caregiver for a parent, grandparent or other loved one with dementia, you may find yourself having the same fear if your loved one begins to exhibit a concerning symptom of dementia; getting lost or wandering.

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